Tinkerers and Hackers of IoT: Motor Demos at RIoT Lunch and Learn

Garage experimenters are to thank for tech we love today—after all, Homebrew Computer Club members paved the way from the 1976 Apple I to today's iPhone XS. But there's a big difference in 70's tech and today's devices: most of our modern products are closed. Our laptops are cased in beautiful plastic, and we almost [...]

By | January 3rd, 2019|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

RIoT Partners with NC State Product Innovation Lab, Highlights Students’ Startup Concepts

RIoT and NC State's student showcase event was yesterday evening, and the innovative graduate student teams were profiled in today's WRAL TechWire post. "In partnership with RIoT, a crowd packed The Cannon Room in downtown Raleigh on Tuesday night to check out the latest class projects, with attendees given 'investor dollars' to invest in preferred [...]

By | December 19th, 2018|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

Balancing CUSTOM and PRE-APPROVED – The Impact of Testing and Certification in the IoT Space

The Internet of Things (IoT) is made possible by networked devices—28 billion connected devices by 2020, some forecasters say. The connected part of connected devices is the radio.  Embedded radios make it possible for devices to connect to one another, to gateways, to the cloud, to users, and more. Most of your tech products have [...]

By | December 6th, 2018|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

$10 Million Worth of Pitch Deck Advice – Today’s RIoT Lunch & Learn with The Launch Place

According to Kelly Fitzgerald, Marketing Manager at The Launch Place, some advice for creating pitch decks is painfully obvious: Make it crystal clear what your company does. Be explicit about the problem you're solving—why would people trade money for what you offer? And most important—be direct about your ask. What do you need? How will [...]

By | November 29th, 2018|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

RIoT is Growing; Welcome Dr. Sarah Glova to the Team

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Sarah Glova to the team. Sarah joins as RIoT’s first Director of Communications & Growth. Sarah will be directly supporting RIoT’s 75+ sponsors, helping to architect RIoTs and partner events, leading marketing and communication efforts, and supporting RIoT’s mission of capturing and growing IoT opportunities. We asked Sarah a [...]

By | November 26th, 2018|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

Bridging the blockchain knowledge gap at Gig East

Check out this article featured on WRAL TechWire on the Blockchain experts panel at Gig East. Click here to check out the post and read more on what panelists had to say about blockchain and its impact on cryptocurrency.

By | November 6th, 2018|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

IoT Demo Night highlighted by Triangle tech news site GrepBeat

GrepBeat called Raleigh "the place to be for Triangle tech startup types" during IoT Demo Night, our most recent RIoT event. The demo night event was held last Monday, after the All Things Open conference, and it drew a huge crowd—the highest event attendance ever for a RIoT event. Attendees had a chance to see [...]

By | October 24th, 2018|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

Internet-connected insects, opioid-detecting sewer bots and more—WRAL TechWire Recaps IoT Demo Night

From WRAL TechWire's post, IoT Demo night wonders: Internet-connected insects, opioid-detecting sewer bots and more, about our most recent RIoT event during All Things Open: "From internet-connected insects to opioid-detecting sewer bots, RIoT’s 4th annual Internet of Things (IoT) Demo night didn’t disappoint. More than 70 exhibitors showcasing 100 live IoT demos set up shop [...]

By | October 23rd, 2018|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

NC RIoT Featured on WRAL Tech on Tap Podcast

WRAL.com Marketing Manager Laura Blake spoke with NC RIoT Executive Director Tom Snyder and Program Director Rachael Meleney on the WRAL Tech on Tap Podcast, released yesterday. The episode covers everything from NC RIoT’s mission, vision, and history, including the beginning of RIoT with our founder Larry Steffan, to RIoT's work with startups through the RIoT [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|All Blog Posts|0 Comments

Mainspire at RIoT Lunch & Learn—Event Recap from Tech & Wisdom

Our RIoT Lunch & Learn session on September 27th, 2018 featured industry veteran Sarah LaLiberte from Mainspire, who talked about the role that networking, joint ventures, marketing, alliances, and standards play in making a good idea great and a business venture successful. The Tech & Wisdom blog by featured a writeup of the event here: https://www.techandwisdom.com/blog/if-you-build-it-will-they-come-standing-out-in-a-crowded-iot-market. Tech & [...]

By | September 28th, 2018|All Blog Posts|0 Comments